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Flammable Refrigerants

Voluntary Standard(s)

UL/CSA 60335-2-24, 2nd Edition

Safety Requirements for Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, Part 2: Particular Requirements for Refrigerating Appliances, Ice-Cream Appliances, and Ice-Makers

 

UL/CSA 60335-2-40, 3rd Edition

Household and Similar Electrical Appliances - Safety - Part 2-40: Particular Requirements for Electrical Heat Pumps, Air-Conditioners and Dehumidifiers

 

UL/CSA 60335-2-89, 1st Edition

Standard for Safety for Household and Similar Electrical Appliances, Part 2: Particular Requirements for Commercial Refrigerating Appliances with an Incorporated or Remote Refrigerant Unit or Compressor

 

ASHRAE 15

Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems

 

ASHRAE 15.2P

Potential new voluntary standard for refrigeration systems in residential applications


Relevant Rulemaking

N/A


Purpose

To work with SDOs to revise the voluntary standards to strengthen the safety provisions addressing hazards associated with flammable refrigerants (also known/marketed as “low global warming potential refrigerants” and “natural refrigerants”) used in household refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners.

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